The Encircle Blog

The official Encircle blog for news, tips, and updates.

How To Reduce Costs in Your Restoration Business

No matter where you are in the growth of your business, operational costs and overhead will always be a factor in assessing profitability. To maintain wide profit margins, you need to control expenditures without sacrificing what made your...

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The Importance of Documentation

Any number of things can cause damage to a structure, from natural storms to sewer backups. Regardless of the cause, the more detailed your documentation is throughout the restoration of the loss, the more robust your reports will be at the end...

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How to Increase Charge Outs in Your Restoration Business

On average, restorers charge between $3,000-$5,000 for a job. While this statistic may not surprise you, another one should get your attention: restoration contractors can charge anywhere from $500 to $3,000 more for the services they provide for...

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Five Ways to Take Your Restoration Business to the Next Level

Guest post from Restoration Business Coach, Scott Miller. Scott Miller is the founder of the Growth League. A focused training coaching program helping restorers maximize profitability and build sustainable operations. 

By Scott Miller

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6 Visual Documentation Tips for Restoration Contractors

It’s said that a picture is worth a thousand words. In our industry, visual evidence is the cornerstone of everything insurance. We work in a fast-paced environment where decisions need to be made quickly and effectively. Providing the right...

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Helping Restorers with Hurricane Laura Response Preparations

The unpredictability of hurricane season can cause a lot of stress. Expected to be the strongest hurricane to hit the U.S. this year, Laura has taken its toll on Louisiana.  According to an analysis by financial and property-data firm CoreLogic...

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The Dollars and Sense of CAT Losses

It's that time of the year where contractors are overwhelmed with the surge of CAT-related claims resulting from hurricanes, tornadoes, floods, wildfires, and more. To help restorers understand the financial impact of these catastrophes, we've...

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Roundtable: Protecting Your Business During the COVID-19 Pandemic

In this roundtable discussion with industry experts Kris Rzesnoski CR, Ed Cross “The Restoration Lawyer”, Norris Gearhart CR, and, Michael Pinto CMP we take a closer look at the workflow challenges restorers may encounter during the COVID-19...

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COVID-19: The Top 3 Concerns I've Heard from Contractors

As Encircle’s customer success manager, I’ve been very interested in hearing from our customer base over the last few weeks regarding their thoughts and responses to the COVID-19 pandemic. I’ve heard from contractors in Canada, the United States,...

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